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Aug 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
the government to give a befitting reply and restore the dialogue process with pakistan. and, jihad with india. pakistan admits for the first time that he was living there. now, for the details. the pakistan army has violated the 2003 cease-fire, with a special team committing this act. it is the 10th incident of cease-fire violations in one month, sparking massive outrage in india. the opposition and the strategic community are calling off -- demanding calling off the dialogue. here is a report. >> the indian army says five soldiers were killed when pakistani troops fired at a post near a cease-fire line in the amount and region. the incident would threaten peace talks that were scheduled to resume. the indian military called the attack a gross violation of the 2003 cease-fire between india and pakistan. when the cease-fire was largely held, such sporadic violations are not uncommon. killing civilian soldiers evoke strong reactions from politicians, the army, and the families of the dead soldiers. >> the pakistani government admits the hand of its soldiers -- unless they admit, i do not think
PBS
Aug 3, 2013 9:30am PDT
with india, amounting to insurgents, raising the level of mistrust and tension between the countries, but amid rising friction, stakeholders on both sides held talks in new delhi. according to top article talks, -- protocol talks, they spoke on broader affairs, but the short incursion dominated the talks. here is the report. >> recent state of incursions from chinese troops into india figured in the talks between the two countries here. both sides discussed ways to make the functioning of working neck and dozens more efficient with the possibility of more confidence building measures. at the two official level talks, both sides deliberated on ways to maintain peace and tranquility against the background of concerns over incursions from the chinese liberation army. three incidents have been reported, casting serious doubts over the intention of the new leadership of china. >> these are all operational issues and they are best addressed to those handling these operational matters. if i may just say that in terms of previous experience, whenever you have come up with these news items ab
PBS
Aug 31, 2013 9:30am PDT
, what measures has india taken to separate them from other markets? if we have to follow other markets, then what are we doing? >> in order to arrest the slide of the rupee, r.b.i had other measures, discussing talks of return of capital controlled regime. the currency's slide continued amid steps by the bank of india to increase availability of cash in the banking system. expectations that the u.s. federal reserve would start with buying its bond buying program next month also wait upon the currency. >> the u.s. has been progressing for the past four quarters, and we have been going down for the past two or three quarters, and now our rupee has touched a never earlier seem low, so i think this time, the recession is more on the mental -- more fundamental, and i think it is more serious, and it could be definitely more troublesome. unfortunately, we are in for i think a more troubled time than in 2008. >> worried over a spike in interest rates, the reserve bank of india announced a slew of measures including bond buyback to ensure adequate credit flow into industrial sectors of the eco
PBS
Aug 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
in pakistan, even during a holy month. now for all the details. india has caught a big catch, a close associate of an underworld don. he also worked in close association with the commander. he was captured with the help of the uae and saudi arabia and governments. here is a detailed report. >> the special cell saturday confirmed the arrest of an operative who was wanted in at least 33 criminal cases. he is one of the 20 most wanted person sent to pakistan after the terror strike in mumbai in 2011. the 67-year-old is a bomb expert and is adept at making improvised explosive devices. an aide of an underworld don, he was most active between 1996 and 1998. >> he used to teach the outfit how to make bombs. he is also close to a man wanted in india for his role in the mumbai terror attacks. >> he has been charged >> he is se in the 1993 blasts in mumbai and the attacks in delhi in 1996 and 1997. delhi police had said he was actively involved. they seized a pakistani passport from him for evidence. a carefully crafted operation in the united arab emirates and saudi arabia landed him in jail.
CNBC
Aug 20, 2013 9:00am EDT
quote session for global losses in tokyo and india. the road map begins with the retailers rallying -- best buy, home depot, urban, and they all beat handily expectations, but slightly different than penny. missing expectations, but trading up as the investors conclude that it could have been worse and appears to be better for eli musk and tesla. after the retailer posts better than stronger earnings and mobile phones and appliances were the strong components of the quarter while gaming is weak. this stock is at a 2 1/2-year high today, jim. it is up 2x for the year and a lot of discussion about huber joe l jolie, and if they have found the answer to amazon. >> well, that is very good and the gaming is the going to be good in the fourth quarter and
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 3:30pm EDT
scared of the soviet union then the way we get a little bit scared of india or china now. they looked at the figures and they they were going to overtake us. i made the point to a wonderful column pointing this out, and there's a moment here, a forgotten moment of alarm and anxiety when they look like the winners. let's try to get back in the heads of people who thought that way then because history just doesn't go on by us answering questions, but by us going -- by asking complete news of the questions and forgetting past ones meaning the past is more mysterious than it looks, to get inside the mind set, even in the path of 40 # years ago is often to enter another world. it is science fiction, but i'm landing on the planet ussr in 1960 and behaving as if that is a set of aliens who need the tools of science fiction to explain them. >> host: previous guest on the series was robert mccrumb of the observer saying writers in britain can't be just writers, they have to be writers and something else. do you have a day job? >> guest: i do. i'm a writer and a teacher of writing. i teach e eq
PBS
Aug 14, 2013 12:00am PDT
from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight our conversation with grammy winner india are read. critics career risk help revive contemporary rhythm-and-blues. we are glad you have joined us. a conversation with india are read and a performance coming up. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. yourd by contributions to pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: with her eclectic mix of musical styles that combine r&b, soul, jazz, folk, and even hip-hop, india.arie has always defied easy classification. after a four -year gap she's just released her latest cd. it's called "songversation," love that title. let's take a look at india singing a cut from the new cd, called "cocoa butter." >> ♪ ♪ ♪ tavis: we were just [laughter] -- y'all missed
PBS
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
to continue. >>> floods are also affecting people in india. rachel ferguson from the weather team has the details. rachel. >> absolutely. in india as well, very heavy rain has led to extensive flooding. we'll show you the picture on the ground here as well. people making their way through sky-high floodwaters. very intense rainfall brought by the southwest monsoon hit central india last weekend, claiming 20 lives and displacing 8,000 people. the floods inundated roads across the region by cutting off travel and communication. this year india has been hit by numerous floods, the worst being in northern india in june where hundreds were killed, mostly pilgrims, and thousands actually are still missing. many experts believe that mass deforestation has led to soil erosion. and that has led to the resulting increase in flooding in the country. so a really serious situation at the moment. the last week has brought some very heavy rain. you can see it here. those reds are popping up, up towards the northeast as well and coming in towards indochina, very heavy rain as well. we get this every
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 6:30pm PDT
-- compensate the plaintiff's and give members more control over how their likes are used for ads. in india, the parliament has passed a landmark $18 billion program to provide subsidized food to the poor. that is intended to wipe out endemic hunger and malnutrition. >> despite decades of fast economic growth, india still struggles to feed its population. >> millions of children in india suffer from malnutrition. about half of the people who live in cities are poor, and numeral areas, the property is even worse. these are the needy who could benefit from india's new food program. families get subsidized foodstuffs, and farmers get a reliable customer -- the government. >> the state will pay, and the farmer will get the benefit. this will really help the farmers to continue to cultivate this relationship. >> the initiative passed in india's lower house and started as a campaign pledge made by the congress party. the legislation was held up in parliament, but now it looks like the legislation will be endorsed by the upper house and the president as well, but critics say india cannot afford th
PBS
Aug 30, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. is in the midst of a slowdown. -- india is in the midst of a slowdown. rebels and u.n. troops in the democratic republic of congo have stopped fighting after a week of escalating violence. battles between the rebel group force are focused around the eastern city. >> for more than a week now, united nations forces have been pounding rebel positions north of goma alongside soldiers of the congolese army. both sides have taken casualties. for now, m23 appears to have called a halt. thursday, a woman was killed and her infant son injured when a shell landed inside neighboring or wonder -- rwanda. this man witnessed the explosion. rwanda blamed the congolese army, accusing its neighbor of intel or the provocation. >> -- intolerable provocation. >> a line has been crossed. the point that our people are harmed is the limit. >> the u.n. and congolese military say the stray shell was fired by the rebels. the human secretary general called the rwandan president to urge restraint. have beena and uganda accused of providing covert support to the rebels, accusations they deny. rebels consist mainly of mutin
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2013 4:15pm EDT
it is a reminder. >> host: charles emmerson you also visited india and he visited canada. why did you include those nation's? >> guest: well i included winnipeg which is a remarkable city in many respects. i don't think any north americans would view winnipeg is the most beautiful city in north america but if you go to winnipeg now what you would see are a lot of splendid ill things which are put up around a fantastic -- built in 1913. very grand, not lots of gold and tremendous to developed scale. once gets a tremendous confidence about the future and indeed winnipeg in 1913 was one of the fastest-growing cities. the idea was the future was very much winnipeg's to take. if you go there now you wouldn't get the same feeling. in fact you might say 1913 was the highpoint. but i think it's important to remind oneself of periods of time in the past when expectations of the future in this case an expectation that winnipeg would be the great capital of the prairies, people are very confident about these things then they turn out to be somewhat misplaced. for india, is there really one india or another? p
KICU
Aug 21, 2013 4:00am PDT
. > >you're welcome. the plunge in india's currency has become a free-fall. the rupee, in case you've forgotten from "slumdog millionaire" has lost 15% of its value against the dollar since may.our cover story dives in and tries to catch up with the cause of it all. it now takes more than 63 rupees to match a u-s dollar. three months ago, it was 53. headlines ask: will the slide continue?it's got some half-joking that the currency's new symbol includes a slash across its throat. but it may also be the global impact of the federal reserve. "what's going on is the u.s. since we are the largest economy, as we go, other countries often go." as the federal reserve bought bonds, keeping interest rates low in the u-s, a lot of investors took their money to the international bond market. instead of 2% interest on u-s treasuries, you could get 5% in indonesian bonds and 7% in indian bonds. now that the federal reserve may taper its bond buying, it may take away some of the incentive that drove investors overseas in the first place. in the anticipation, traders are engaged in a sell-off. "'n
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
, but the project has been suspended for five years. >>> the issue of rape in india has been thrown back into the spotlight with news of another disturbing incident. dhra dhirakaosal in bangkok is monitoring the story. >> reporter: police in india say a female photo journalist has been gang raped in the city of mumbai. the government is facing a fresh wave of public anger along with demands it do more to combat violence against women. police say the 22-year-old woman is being treated at hospital after she was attacked by five men. she and a male colleague were on assignment in an abandoned textile mill on thursday night. the attackers tied her colleague to a tree and beat him. the issue of violence against women burst into the open last december after a 23-year-old female was gang raped on a bus in new delhi. she later died from her injuries. despite widespread public anger, the problem hasn't gone away. mumbai was thought to be safer than other cities. local media have jumped on this latest case saying the situation remains unacceptable. famous actors use twitter to denounce the attack
PBS
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
to counterbalance china's expanding power. >>> at least seven people have died in india and dozens more feared trapped after two adjacent apartment buildings collapse. the failures underline concerns about shoddy construction and lax regulations amidst the rush to build new homes and businesses. the first of three story apartment building collapse in the early hours of wednesday morning. the next door building collapsed 20 minutes later. rescuers are hurrying to find people who may still be trapped under the debris. >> translator: i was asleep when suddenly there was a loud noise. i thought it must be a blowout in an electric meter. but when i went downstairs, i saw the whole block had collapsed. >> the two buildings were part a 30-block housing development constructed by the government for low income households more than a decade ago. local news reported that residents had complained the building was unsafe. several structures have collapsed in india in recent months, including a three story hotel in july and eight story building in april. the country's rapid economic growth has boosted deman
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 6:30pm PDT
and for a ticket. >> coming up after a short rate, capital is fleeing india as the ru >> welcome back. big, emerging economies like china and india have been seen as the booming places that will power global growth. >> but economic growth has been slowing down sharply, especially in india. the country's currency has lost almost 60% of its value against the u.s. dollar this year alone. >> none of the steps introduced by the government seemed to have stopped the slide. >> on monday, the rupee hit a record low, and analysts fear asia's third-largest economy is staring at a full-blown economic crisis. >> neither new customs duties nor limits on overseas investments have managed to halt the slide of the rupee. i's currency is recording new lows against the dollar on an almost elite basis. at i's stock exchange -- i -- there are rumors that india's central bank has made moves to stall the decline, but there are rumors a fiscal crisis is still to come. >> we have been going down the past two or three quarters, and now our rupee has touched a never seen low. i think this time, the recession is mor
LINKTV
Aug 26, 2013 5:30am PDT
elements inside of pakistan. in india police have arrested a suspect in the latest shocking gang rape cage -- game -- gang rape case. in the case has rekindled concern about women's safety in the country less than one year after a fatal gang rape in new delhi sparked nationwide protests. >> rallying against rape, a few hundred indians including tv and movie stars marched in the streets to express their outrage at yet another gang rape case. >> i am not here to tell you what the punishment should be. but if you ask me, i think that raping a person is tantamount to murder. you have taken their dignity away, taken a life away. >> on sunday the police arrested the fifth and final suspect. they said they were working on assignment when they were attacked. been a while the young woman was repeatedly raped in an abandoned textile mill. that crime sparked nationwide protests, forcing authorities into stricter laws with broader definitions of sexual assault. under the new law, the suspects could face up to 20 years in prison. >> china, prosecutors have demanded a severe sentence. and potentially fa
KICU
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
dependent upon india. india is the largest marginal buyer of gold imports. if india is going to keep on trying to prevent gold from coming into the country, that's going to put somewhat of a ceiling as far as how high any gold rebound might be. - what about emerging markets? which are most likely to show strength going forward? - broadly speaking, emerging markets have been horrible performers on a year-to-date basis, underperforming the s&p by the most since 1998, something i talk about quite a lot in my writings. now, i think you really want to look mainly at "brics" within the emerging market space - brazil, russia, india, and china. one it's a contrarian trade, and two, under this notion that if you believe that the developed markets are correct about the future, that the economy is set to improve given this advance in equity prices, i find it very hard to believe that the brics don't participate. so, i think really those four are the areas to focus on, maybe be a little bit more cautious with india given some of the government issues happening there. - michael gayed - pension pa
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 7:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Aug 30, 2013 4:00am EDT
. >>> volatility continues ahead of india's crucial gdp release with growth expected to stay below 5% at decade lows. >>> and shares of kpn plunge after carlos slim and america movil says it could drop the bid for the telecom group following a dutch foundation's move to block the takeover. >>> zurich insurance says it is looking into whether undue pressure was put on its late cfo before his death. also confirming the presence of a suicide note that mentions joseph ackermann. >>> hello, welcome to the last "worldwide exchange" of the week. plenty to get through, though, on today's program. l'oreal jumped. is the world's biggest cosmeticmaker putting on the final touches to buy a stake of nestle. >>> hamburg is one of the world's busiest ports. we'll be in hamburg to discuss at 10:35 cet. david cameron says he won't override the british parliament of syria, we'll speak to a former u.s. ambassador of saudi arabia to get his take on the latest developments. robert jordan at 10:30 cet. while politician disease bait military strikes on syria, won atack push oil prices to record highs as prices are st
PBS
Aug 18, 2013 10:00am PDT
fred de sam lazaro reports on gender imbalance in india and its effect on society. >> they're not seeing that you know eliminating their own daughters is leading to this bride shortage. >>> and bob faw on an after-school program for kids from tough city neighborhoods. >> it was the biggest turning point in my whole life. now i want, i want to change the world now. >>> plus, aging as a spiritual practice. >>> welcome. i'm deborah potter, sitting in for bob abernethy. thank you for joining us. there was widespread condemnation this week of the massive escalation of violence in egypt, where military forces cracked down on supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi. more than 600 people were killed and several thousand were injured. the largest muslim advocacy group in the united states, the council on american islamic relations, urged president obama to cut off military aid to egypt. >>> israel released 26 palestinian prisoners this week as peace talks resumed in jerusalem. the second round of talks began despite israel's announcement that it plans to build more than a thou
PBS
Aug 19, 2013 6:30pm PDT
. >> india as seen some real economic trouble. their currency could be heading toward a full blown crisis. the outlook for the current year is not much better. india has tightened rules for consumption and and imports of coins and medallions. >> for many indians, gold is more than an investment. the yellow metal is synonymous with savings and security. lately, the rupee has suffered as a result of indians buying gold in dodgers -- in dollars. that is why the government has called on citizens to resist temptation to buy more gold. they have lost almost 13% of its value against the dollar. investors are nervous, but the world bank has warned against over reacting. they say india is not in danger of a full-blown crisis as an 1991. in a bid to narrow the deficit and stabilize the rupee, policymakers have raised short- term rates. >> bad weather and mechanical failures have played the challenger series. >> new zealanders were forced out when their hydraulic system failed. another race was called off because of some very strong winds. a few races are set to get underway shortly. still ahead, st
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am EDT
to be exporters. >> reporter: but she doesn't plan to invest her profit in india. >> no, the infrastructure that is being provided is not enough. the electricity is run on the generator instead of the power. and the fact that you're digging plea hours to reach where you're working. >> reporter: despite her increase in profit she wants to invest overseas. it is not just indian businesses concerned about the working environment here despite encouragement by the government for investment of foreign evident verse. >> reporter: despite measures to lure businesses, direct investment in india fell by 150 u.s. dollars between april and may this year. >> the prime minister of india sits on a pulpit which he has to use to preach. he shouldn't behave like a clerk in a government office pushing files. the impression that he gives is that he's pushing files. >> reporter: with elections just eight months away the government desperately needs to win back the confidence of businesses and consumers. their poll prospects may depend on it. >> at least seven people have died and over 20 are still missing after
PBS
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is really based on credibility of fiscal policies and fiscal discipline. >>> india's leaders are celebrating a milestone in their naval history. >>> india's leaders are celebrating a milestone in the country's naval history. they say it's part of an effort to deal with china's growing presence in the indian ocean. the defense minister was in southern india to celebrate the completion of the ins hull. the 37,500-ton vessel will be able to carry up to 2,500 aircraft combat. india is looking to protect its maritime interests. the country already has a british-built aircraft carrier and will buy another one from russia by the end of this year. indian leaders said this week they were preparing to test their first home-built nuclear submarines. >>> members of a u.n. panel investigating human rights abuses in north korea are preparing to visit japan. they'll meet relatives of japanese nationals abducted by north korean agents. the human rights council set up the panel in march. members will visit south korea and japan to collect information on the abductees. they plan to meet with prime minister sh
LINKTV
Aug 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
-e-islami says it will appeal the verdict. after india's government agreed to back the creation of a andstate, other ethnic linguistic groups have demanded the same. we have this report from the city of hyderabad. >> for three years, she and her family have survived in this makeshift hut. they left the house and a farm in the countryside to move to the city and find jobs. >> in our village, we have land but no water for our crops, so we don't have any work. we have come here to work so at least we can meet. -- eat. >> there are millions of people like her in this southern state rf utter prick -- -- utta pradesh. , offering tos up pay $4 per day, but the migrants want more. as we leave, she is still waiting for work. but we see announcements that her village will be part of the new state. she is at least hopeful. >> if it is created, we will get jobs. we can even go home because things will improve. >> on tuesday, india's ruling congress party started the process of creating a new state. 10 of the 23 districts, including hyderabad, will be divided. at this factory that produces iron castings i
LINKTV
Aug 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
position on the syrian conflict. this weakens the role of the u.n. security council considerably. to india, where a teenager has been convicted in the gang rape and killing of a young woman and - in -- in delhi. he faces a maximum of three years in a reform home for the crime. this is the first conviction in the case that sparked mass protests across india, and international outrage. four other men are facing the death penalty. >> hundreds of reporters were on hand to hear the verdict. the court sentenced the 18-year- old to three years in a correctional facility for his part in the gang rape. the sentence say is too lenient, including members of the victim's family. >> for a crime like this, three years is nothing. he should get the death sentence, and so should the others accused. >> at the time of the attack, the teenager worked as a cleaner on the bus with a 23-year-old university student was raped and mutilated. she later died of her injuries. the brutal attack sent shockwaves around india. 90% of the victims of violence in india are females. reports of gang rapes are co mmon. many he
FOX
Aug 14, 2013 9:00am PDT
shows why india is cracking down on daredevils. now a father shows how his son's death defying stunt wasn't. it's an average day on a street in chile but -- >> it's about to get hot. >>-- what a cama happed to catch when all >> i don't know if you can tell, i buckled up this morning. >>> a couple's home is trashed after the housing crisis made help rent it out. >> faucets are broken. >> the story behind the viral video that's touched a nerve with america. >>> and a charity project that gives a whole new meaning to hot shot. >> you can't even get a word out. >>> we've got video of a dangerous trend that's been going on for quite some time at a mumbai, india. you're seeing here a young guy, 1 years old, doing train zufrg. you can see all the different acrobatics, i guess you could call it, that this guy is doing. 14-year-old here, things do not end well for young sayid. watch here at the very end. >> what happened? >> oh, my gosh. >> you can see he slips, falls, looks like he maybe hits his head here as well. sad to report, he did not make it after this accident. this is a common thing
FOX
Aug 17, 2013 10:30am PDT
is like i'm not going near another fishing boat. ♪ >> new video shows why india is cracking down on daredevils doing train surfing. >> now a father shows how his son death defying stunt wasn't. >> and a teen sees a whale that could crush him and thinks i want to jump in and swim with that whale. w a when you smoke, addictive ingredients like nicotine pull you in. every day, over 1200 people die from smoking-related diseases. don't sink deeper into addiction. pull yourself out! and safeway's ten percent back to school program, now there are two ways to earn cash for your kid's school. from august 14 through september 10, look for products marked with the 10% apple tag. and earn even more by signing up for ebox tops at 2ways2earn.com. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one... ah, forgot jack's cereal! [ son ] what's for breakfast? um... try the...number one. yeah, it's pretty good. [ male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. >>> we got video of a dangerous trend that's been going on for quite some time in mumbai, india. young guy, 14 years old doing tr
FOX
Aug 18, 2013 8:30pm PDT
'm not going near another fishing boat. ♪ >> new video shows why india is cracking down on daredevils doing train surfing. >> now a father shows how his son death defying stunt wasn't. >> and a teen sees a whale that could crush him and thinks i want to jump in and swim with that whale. w a >>> we got video of a dangerous trend that's been going on for quite some time in mumbai, india. young guy, 14 years old doing train surfing. you can see all the different sort of stunts and acrobatics that this guy is doing. the 14-year-old here and things don't end well. watch here at the very end. >> what happened? >> oh, my gosh. >> up can see he slips, falls. looks like maybe he hits his head here as well. sad to report he did not make it after this accident. this is a common thing in india. lots of young people are trying to make videos, trying to do stunts like this. you might remember this video. we had this on our show a while back some other youngsters in india doing train stunts. his father is now speaking out telling other parents to start monitoring what your children are doing. what your te
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 12:00pm EDT
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PBS
Aug 10, 2013 9:30am PDT
in pakistan has caught -- caused fears in india. the latest report. >> pakistan was taken off guard when a squad of highly trained taliban fighters went to an old prison. they set free a band of senior militants, together with more than 200 other inmates. those included about 30 midranking taliban fighters. with no internationally big names, security and taliban sources said a reflection of the fact that pakistan's more serious taliban fighters are held elsewhere. the raid complete with suicide bombs, homemade explosives, and gunfire took place almost one year after another big jailbreak in another northwestern city, and was carried out with similar military style precision. >> it shows there is a war that we have to win. it is an attempt to disrupt the law and order situation in the profits. i hope the provincial authorities, the law enforcement agencies will be able to round up all the culprits. if they ask for assistance from federal government, federal government will provide them with assistance. >> like a year ago, the authorities scrambled to boost security at jails. there was tal
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. >>> plus, one of the most wanted men in india is arrested after five years on the run. >>> in sports the nfl agrees to a multi-million dollar payout over the head injuries sustained by players. details are coming up. >>> a car bomb in the iraqi city of samarra killed 16 people, and the vehicle blew up in the busy market town 100 miles north of the capital, baghdad. at least 27 others were wounded. it comes only a day after a wave of bombings in the iraqi capital killed at least 75 people. >>> pakistan has ordered the retrial of a doctor who helped the cia find osama bin laden. he had worked for u.s. intelligence by collecting dna to verify bin laden's presence. he was sentenced to 33 years in prison on may 2012 for being a member of a militant group. both he and the group deny this. >>> one of the most wanted men in india has been arrested. he's the alleged founder of the indian mujahadeen and has been accused of a series of bombing. >> reporter: indian authorities have been searching for him in connection with a string of terrorist attacks in india between 2008 and 2013. they allege
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
for violence and the actions of the new military rule. >> ifill: and in india, child labor is outlawed, but a staggering number of children still toil away. fred de sam lazaro reports on efforts to change that practice. >> the combination of official and middle-class indifference, and dire poverty, drives perhaps 50 million children into the workplace. some as young as six or seven. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the american public learned a little more today about the sweeping surveillance of telephone communications, revealed by edward snowden. the government released heavily redacted documents that showed,
CNBC
Aug 20, 2013 1:00pm EDT
do they give you in india? r rupees. you go to the local bank and -- >> you can buy a tata. >> you can't -- you go to your local bank in india and need dollars. everybody and their mother is doing that, right? it's the tsunami of the local currency approaching the banks, india, indonesia, all these. they start to see their currency sell off. we have to worry about whether or not there's systemic risk caused by this in other parts of the world like in the late '90s. unlikely. things are different now. back then, currencies were fixed so when deevaluations happened, they were overnight, bam, and -- exa exactly. now we can see movement overtime. >> you have to hand it to you. she tells a good story. >>> let's check out how some of those popular ways of trading emerging markets etfs are. >> hi, simon. we're seeing a slight rebound in some of the emerging market etfs. keep in mind these exchange-traded funds which are a popular financial instrument used by investors who wan to get exposure to international stocks are vastly underperforming global markets this year, and over the last mon
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 1:30pm EDT
dollars in 2007. that is equal to the gdp of india. on a per capita basis, more than 85% of the worlds population. we are spending on ads and coupons. i was frustrated. we're wasting a lot of money. in order to address that question, i said let's find companies that don't spend so much. [inaudible] so we found a bunch of other companies. it wasn't about marketing at all. employees also have suppliers loyal to them. they get hundreds of letters a week staying where you going to open your next-door because we are planning to move, but we are going to have unless you have a story there. so we found that they existed in the sort of network of love and care, but all the stakeholders not only were loyal and trusting. hence the title of the book, firms have been your name. these are companies we love and there's tremendous power that. we don't recognize in the world of business the most powerful force reason the universe and yet we choose to stay away from it. in that connection, they had not spoken with john. if a policy of not speaking to book authors. when the book was almost done, talking
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 3:00am EDT
--gradualthe--gradually. emerging markets are suffering some difficulties. india is facing a lot of problems with high inflation, weakening growth. in indonesia we've seen a deficit that is widening and other problems in some of the other large emerging markets around the world. that's pulled money out of emerging market assets. now this rotation has now taken place. i think when we look down the road at the prospects for the global economy, particularly the large economies, the u.s. japan, and to some extent china, it does seem to be a little bit of better sentiment now, we're seeing some of the forward-looking indices picking up in the u.s. quite strongly. and showing gradual improvement. and japan is having quite a big rebound. >> what can these economies do to attract investment back without impoverishing their own people? >> i think what we need to see in india is much more dynamic economic reform. in india the government has been lacking severely in put of in place attractive measures for attracting foreign investment. we've seen a very slow protectionist stance from the government in terms of reforms. th
PBS
Aug 12, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >>> india's leaders are celebrating a milestone in their naval history. they've launched the country's first domestically built aircraft carrier. observers say it's part of an effort to deal with china's growing presence in the indian ocean. defense minister was in kochi, southern india, to complete the completion of the 37,500-ton vessel. india is looking to protect its maritime interests. the country already has a british-built aircraft carrier and will buy another one from russia by the end of this year. indian leaders said this week they're preparing to test their first home built nuclear submarines. >>> u.s. marines have resumed their transfer of a controversial aircraft to a base in southern japan. people in okinawa have long been concerned about the safety record of the osprey. and the crash of a u.s. military helicopter last week hasn't helped. nine ospreys arrived at futenma in okinawa from a base in iwakuniy in southern japan. two of them had flown to futenma at the start of the month. the base is to have a fleet of 24 ospreys including 12 deployed there last october. the helicopte
KTLN
Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. and how amazing it is we get to serve a god that is limitless. >> george: the next destination, india. a bubbling country with over a billion people, and with extreme levels of poverty. all three said india was the hardest as they administered among the poor. lani was personally moved by the people who routinely face persecution because of their faith. >> i've always been in a shelter in america where freedom of religion just exists. god took me in that moment, he grasped me and humbled me. >> george: p the final destination took them to remote philippine villages, where the girls worked on health and wellness programs. >> it began almost eight months on the streets of denver, colorado. and the girls went to haiti, tanzania, india, and here to the villages of philippines where folks you a half basketball to fetch water in a well. for the girls, it has been a life-changing experience, an opportunity to understand the depths of god's love for them, and also for the people who have never heard the name of jesus christ. >> the last eight months on gap here has brought me closer to god. be
PBS
Aug 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT
commercial capital of india. it is fast growing and a symbol of the country's economic success. but it has a problem, or rather, about 1.8 million problems. that is how many cars and vehicles are on the road here. there is not enough to go around. that is one of the most congested cities in the world. >> they tried other solutions, including public transport. but it is behind schedule, over budget, and not nearly finished. and the monorail, also behind schedule and over budget and not nearly finished. this was meant to take them from a close down to the city. but it was never finished. it just stopped. the problem with projects like these is that they take time and money to build. meanwhile, the city keeps growing staff today. with is an enormous task the traffic and the population that we have every day. >> what is it like to brave the traffic in a city like this? i went for a ride with a journalist. daily basis it is like hopscotch in in a mine field, really. everyone seems to use the road. you've got bikes, oxcarts, bo cards, autos. you've got to keep your wits about you. it is never ju
LINKTV
Aug 11, 2013 5:30am PDT
in southwestern india a few months ago. he'd lost his job with a travel agency there when tourism slumped. he set off to join his extended family in the british town of swindon, armed with a portuguese e.u. passport from the old colonial rulers and a vision of the future. >> uh, my hopes. firstly, i would love to take a good job. >> yeah. >> that's--as you see, the recession is there and people are losing jobs. first priority is to have a very good job, stable job. then have a house, uh, and then bring my wife and my kid. yeah. and give them a good life. it's very, very difficult. uh, every day in the morning, i get up and go down to town. i go down to the agencies and when i go there, they say, "at the moment, we are very quiet." so, it is very, very tough to get a job. >> unemployment tends to be somewhat higher among migrants than the native population. for now, chris has a temporary job and spends time helping his uncle angelo. angelo de mello is a qualified electrical engineer, handy for helping his brother-in-law renovate his house. he, too, has more skills than he's being paid for. by day,
LINKTV
Aug 24, 2013 6:00am PDT
of murder. major net $ has been convicted hassan has been convicted. police in india have arrested a second man in connection with a gang rape of a journalist in mumbai. three other suspects are at large. news of the rape sparked protests and a renewed call to make women's safety a nationwide priority. at least 30 people have been killed in clashes between rival gangs in prison in bolivia. was amongh old baby the dead. police have arrested five men suspected of starting the fights. a wildfire that has ravaged over 11 acres of land in california has reached the world famous yosemite national park. more than 2000 firefighters are currently battling the rim fire. the russian president vladimir ordered the creation of what are being called security zones around the stadiums after pro-gay rights activists called for protests in response to a decision by the parliament to ban what it calls homosexual propaganda. the minutes ago until afternoon action and the bundesliga, but there was a big borussia dortmund took on designer brandon. >> dortmund were in control, but -- bremen capmen them at bay. t
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